Sunday, August 10, 2014

 Recent inspirations in my garden

I love color.  For those who know me - you know the inside of my house is painted many different colors - and I almost always wear colorful clothes.   It's my feeling that colors emit emotions, energy and excitement! 

I love this color combo of the blue agave and purple heart. 

 Or this colorful Croton in the yellow pot, with the variegated ivy.   The backdrop is cast iron plant, ferns and silver dragon liriope.

And here's a peek through some beautiful red bougainvillaea and my succulents in colorful pots.  

Color everywhere! 

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Regrowing food

Did you know that there are tons of foods out there that can be replanted and regrown after you use them? A perfect example of this is green onions. You don't have to go out and buy a bunch of green onions from the store every time a recipe calls for them! Once you cut the base with the roots off the green onions, instead of throwing them away, put them in a little cup of water or plant them in some soil.

You'll be amazed at how quickly they start to regrow and you can just trim off some anytime you want! The picture above is a comparison of just one week of growth, can you believe it?!